For release: January 19, 2011
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
The University of Memphis Summer Program Study Abroad Fair will be held Wednesday,
Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.
Students will have a chance to speak with Study Abroad faculty leaders, staff, and
past program participants about international study opportunities for summer 2011.
All students who attend will have a chance to win one of three $500 scholarships toward
a U of M-sponsored study abroad program.
The University of Memphis Study Abroad program has more than 250 programs in 50 countries.
Students of all majors and at all levels can apply to study in the country of their
choice. Most institutional and federal aid can be applied toward the cost of study
In addition, the U of M has an International Experience Scholarship fund for students
who study abroad. During the 2009-10 academic year, the University awarded a total
of $486,900 in International Experience funds. All study abroad applicants who have
completed a semester at the U of M are encouraged to apply.
More information about the event, study abroad opportunities, and scholarships is
available online at www.memphis.edu/abroad or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/#!/studyabroadmemphis?ref=sgm.